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    Question What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    Not true! It is a seam gauge. I use mine all the time when I turn over the binding to pin it in place. By having the same width hem, I can sew SITD on the front of the quilt & have it catch very nicely on the back side of the quilt.

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    I love my seam guage. I use mine to double check my 1/4" seams all the time.
    I am going to try JCY's binding use.

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    Yep. A seam guide. I have always used it in turning hems and such when sewing garments. Did not think to use it in quilting. Thanks ladies

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    Seam gauge, hem measuring, distance between buttons, and anything else you need to measure. I have 3 of them and still use them. Easy to stuff in a pocket and keep handy. And you can scribe a pretty even circle using the hole in the corner. Scallops too.
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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    Oh yes, a gauge. i used to make clothing and used it more then. still have one though.

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    And who still has that little blue slider. Mine always went missing in the middle of night.



    Lorie

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    Are you kidding I have three and use them all the time. Mine have little red sliders and they are all still intact. An oldie but goodie.

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hulamoon View Post
    And who still has that little blue slider. Mine always went missing in the middle of night.
    Still have sliders in all 3, and one of them is 30 years old.
    TRUTH is seldom appreciated, unless you happen to agree with it. When you don't agree, you just call it rude.

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    Default Re: What is this tool? It appears to be for sewing, not quilting.

    So glad others chimed in. I felt old for a second. I love mine!

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